The Met only received Mr Watson's letter after they had interviewed the former Conservative Home Secretary
The deputy leader took up the case in Parliament
Deputy Labour leader said the 'belittled and ridiculed' survivors of sexual abuse were the 'real scandal' and said all MPs needed to 'examine our consciences' on the matter of historical sex abuse
PM says deputy Labour leder 'has questions to answer' after he repeated comment from an alleged sex abuse survivor that Lord Brittan was "close to evil"
Brittan’s brother, Sir Samuel Brittan, called on Watson to 'apologise in public' for making 'unforgiveable' slurs and 'unfounded accusations against my brother'
Corbyn has decided not to use his first big set piece speech to fulfil his commitment to apologise for the Iraq War
Speaking on BBC Radio 4's Today programme, he also suggested Corbyn's mandate was so large that he should be leader for some time
Both Jeremy Corbyn and Tom Watson have reassured MPs that they oppose moves to make them face mandatory reselection meetings before the general election
No prizes for guessing who Nicklaus Lewis is named after. His father Randy Lewis, who condemned the 19-year-old to a lifetime of having his first name misspelled, admitted: "Jack was always my hero."
The greatest doubted him and the other greatest pushed him. But Rory McIlroy became the world No 1 regardless what Jack said or Tiger did. If ever a coronation possessed validity, it was here at the Honda Classic in Florida yesterday.
England's Justin Rose shot another 66 to share the lead at the Honda Classic at Palm Beach, Florida yesterday – but three birdies in his last five holes brought Rory McIlroy right back into the thick of things.
Rory McIlroy won the battle but lost the war. Having shot down Lee Westwood in yesterday's morning's World Match Play semi-final grudge match, McIlroy got held up and ambushed 2&1 in the desert by Hunter Mahan in the final.
Phil Mickelson's long-time caddie played a strong supporting role yesterday. 'Give yourself good thoughts, a good tempo,' he urged his boss
A dream week in the life of Tom Lewis ended last night with the 20-year-old collecting the Silver Medal as the leading amateur at the 140th Open Championship. But after all the hype and speculation about turning professional, this week it will be back to business as usual, which in amateur golf means a training session at Royal Aberdeen to prepare for the Walker Cup in September.
Oldest man to make the cut gives a timely lesson to the young 'bish, bash, bosh' brigade on how to tame a monster
One-time leader is now under a cloud, but it may be silver-lined